Chapter 1. Getting to Know the Work Area

Getting to Know the Work Area

It is important to understand the InDesign CS3 work area to make the most of its powerful layout and design capabilities. The work area consists of the document window, pasteboard, Tools panel, and panels.

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

  • Work with tools, document windows, the pasteboard, and panels.

  • Change the magnification of the document.

  • Navigate through a document.

  • Manage panels and save your workspace.

  • Select objects.

  • Use context menus and InDesign Help.


This lesson covers tasks that are common to Adobe products such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat. If you are familiar with these ...

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